Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands in the years 1824-1825.
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London: John Murray 1826. 4to.Qtr.cf.with marbled boards. (XII 260pp.). With fold. mezzotint view of the "Great Volcano of Peli at Hawaii" 12 full-page engrv. plates of which 8 are views and 2 charts of which 1 is fold. A complete copy albeit water stained throughout. lst ed. NOTE: Captain Byron was the cousin of the celebrated poet and succeeded to his title. The Expedition his last appointment afloat was undertaken to convey back to the Hawaiian Islands the remains of the King and Queen of the Sandwich Islands who had died from measles during their visit to England. The Appendix in the book contains an account of the Birds Insects and Fish of the Islands by A.Bloxham Naturalist of the Expedition.
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